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Death on the Barrier Reef

By Antill, Elizabeth

London: Hammond, Hammond & Co., 1950. Book. Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. The first edition. Original blue paper hardcovers, with title lettering to spine. Slight soil and toning to covers, and some shallow wear to spine edges at head and tail. Previous owner's small address sticker and date to front free endpaper, and tiny light ink notation to rear free endpaper. Author's second book, a crime novel. Scarce. 255+1[publisher's ads.]p..

$34.94

The Safety Pin

By Fletcher, J. S.

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1924. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Original grey cloth hard covers, with gilt titling to front and spine. Light handling to the covers, with some mild shelf-wear. Moderate toning to edges; tiny stain to bottom edge. Otherwise a clean, tight and unmarked book. Very neat -- a sound and handsome copy. ii[blank]+vi,339+1[blank]+2[ads.]+2[blank]pp..

$77.65

The Sporting News' 1971 National Football Guide

By Marcin, Joe [ed.]

St. Louis, MO: Sporting News Publishing Company, 1971. Book. Good. Soft cover. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. Original pictorial softcover. Some moderate handling wear to coevrs & edges. Otherwise a clean, tight and unmarked book. Very neat -- a sound copy. .

$13.59

Demigod - Avatar's Crucible

By Liley, D. Charles

London, ON, Canada: Magnus Publications Canada, 2000. Book. Fine. Wraps (soft-cover). Inscribed/Signed by Author. First Trade Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Signed & incribed on the title page. A clean, tight and unmarked book. Very neat. x,433p..

$18.25

At the Point of the Bayonet: A Tale of the Mahratta War

By Henty, G. A.

London: Blackie & Son, 1902. Book. Near Fine. Decorative Cloth. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. The first edition, with date at foot of title-page. Gilt titles and illustration with white and black lettering to dark green illustrated cloth hardcovers. Bevelled edges; green edge-stain. Some slight shelfwear. Old owner's name, place and date neatly to front endpaper. Otherwise a clean, tight and unmarked book. Very neat and bright -- a lovely copy. Illustrated. All plates present. 32-page ilustrated Blackie's catalogue at rear. 384+32[cat.]pp..

$77.65

Vessel of Dishonor

By Roche, Paul

New York: Sheed & Ward, 1962. Book. Good. Hardcover in dust jacket. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Light wear and rubbing to edges of covers. Slight foxing to edges. Otherwise a clean, tight and unmarked book in similar unclipped dust jacket (now in archival mylar sleeve). Very neat..

$33.78

Feud Valley Showdown

By Kester, Ken

London: Herbert Jenkins, 1955. Book. Very Good. Hardcover in dust jacket. First U. K. Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Some slight shelfwear. Otherwise a clean, tight and unmarked book in similar unclipped, moderately worn dust jacket (now in archival mylar sleeves). Very neat and attractive..

$13.59

The Undying Race

By Milan, Rene [pseud. Maurice Larrouy]

London: Stanley Paul, 1914. Book. Near Fine. Cloth (hardcover). First English Edition. First printing of the first English edition. 340 pages, plus 32-page publisher's catalogue. Gilt titles to spine; black titles with matching border to front on medium blue cloth hardcoevrs. Some light shelfwear. Edhes a little toned. Otherwise a clean, tight and unmarked book. Very neat. 340+32[catalogue]p..

$13.59

After the Fact

By Holden, Helene

Oberon Press, 1986. Book. Very Good. Cloth (hardcover). Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed, with brief ("Best wishes") inscription verso front endpaper. Hardcover in dust jacket. Some slight wear to edges of covers. Otherwise a clean, tight and unmarked book in lightly edgeworn dust jacket (now in archival mylar sleeve). Very neat..

$20.58

Love Is Yes / Love and All the Other Verbs of Life [two books]

By McWilliams, Peter

Los Angeles: Price/Stern/Sloan -- Versemonger Press, 1973. Book. Very Good. Wraps (soft-cover). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First volume is first printing (1973), and the second is a reprint dated 1974. Sold as a set. Slight wear to edges of covers. Otherwise clean, tight and unmarked books. Very neat..

$15.14

Verses

By Dell, Ethel M.

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1923. Book. Very Good. Cloth (hardcover). First Edition. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. Gilt titles to red cloth hardcovers. Some slight general soiling and light rubbing to corners. Neat, brief gift inscription to front endpaper. Otherwise a clean, tight and unmarked book. Very neat -- a pretty little item. Scarce. vi,30p..

$64.06

Old Jules

By Sandoz, Mari

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1935. Book. Fair. Cloth (hardcover). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Blue titles to cream cloth hardcovers. Top edge navy blue. Illustrated endpaper. Some general soiling and foxing/spotting to covers. Spine moderately darkened. Previous owner's armorial bookplate facing half-title page. Page adges toned. Otherwise a clean and unmarked book. Neat. Illustrated -- plates. xiv,424p..

$12.81

Middlewatch

By Kerslake, Susan

Ottawa, ON, Canada: Oberon Press, 1976. Book. Near Fine. Cloth (hardcover). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The scarce issue -- hardcover in dust jacket. Just a hint of shelfwear to edges of covers. Otherwise a clean, tight and unmarked book in like dust jacket showing the slightest toning to spine. Very neat. 133p..

$34.55

The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz [paperback film edition][signed by author]

By Richler, Mordecai

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1974. Book. Good. Wraps (soft-cover). Inscribed/Signed by Author. First Edition thus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated special edition including 69 stills from the movie starring Richard Dreyfuss. Signed on half-title page by Richler, with simple inscription "To Heather Klein" who was wife of Gerry Klein, sometime head of the London (Ontario) Jewish Community Council and, later, owner of the local Wendell Holmes bookshop chain. A nice, tight, square copy, but with the following qualifications: some slight wear to fore-edge of covers; covers slightly toned at spine and toward edges; spine shows two mild creases and some fading to orange lettering (author and publisher); text paper toned toward edges. Otherwise a clean, tight and unmarked book. Still a neat copy. Illustrated. vi,377[+1]p..

$77.65

Don't Die Before You're Dead [publisher's advance promotional booklet]

By Yevtushenko, Yevgeny

Toronto, ON, Canada: Key Porter Books, 2002. Book. Fine. Stiff Wraps. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Key Porter's pre-release promotional booklet, introducing the upcoming novel and including three chapters of the book. Stapled card covers. A nice, tight, square copy, showing just a small, light stain to rear cover. Otherwise a clean, tight and unmarked book. Very neat. ii,83p..

$15.14

Painted Ponies

By Le May, Alan

Toronto: Doubleday, Doran and Company (Canada) Ltd., 1927. Book. Cloth (hardcover). First Canadian Edition. Black titles and illustration to green cloth. Publisher's green top edge-stain. Very good or better condition, with just a little shelfwear/rubbing to extremities. Small and very faint area of staining to front, which merely dulls the sheen of the cloth rather than making an obvious spot; just a hint of soiling to rear. Otherwise a very clean, tight and unmarked book. Very neat -- quite a lovely copy of this scarce Canadian issue. 304p..

$11.26

Ballymulcaghey

By Mulcaghey, Mat

Belfast: M'Caw, Stevenson & Orr, 1929. Book. Very Good. Cloth (hardcover). 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Some moderate rubbing and bumping to edges, spine ends. Owner's name and short note to half-title page. Otherwise a clean, tight and unmarked book. Very neat. The second printing of the first edition..

$15.14

Fleet Street and Other Poems

By Davidson, John

London: Grant Richards, 1909. Book. Good. Cloth (hardcover). First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Some slight rubbing and bumping to edges, spine ends. Front endpaper pasted forward to inside front cover. Otherwise a clean, tight and unmarked book. Very neat..

$15.14

The Beautiful Years

By Williamson, Henry

London: Faber and Faber, 1929. Book. Very Good. Cloth (hardcover). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The first edition and printing of the revised work. Corners slightly bumped. Some moderate toning to edges and endpapers. Otherwise a clean, tight and unmarked book. Very neat and bright, really better than very good..

$13.59

From the Joke Shop

By Fuller, Roy

London: Andre Deutsch, 1975. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover in dust jacket. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First printing of the first edition. A clean, tight and unmarked book in similar unclipped dust jacket. Very neat..

$15.14

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